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. >>> coming up, we will show you how civil rights icon rosa parks is making history again here in washington. >>> a major transportation bill in virginia is one step closer to becoming law. the latest from richmond. >> we should be able to walk in public and people should actually feel safer because we have them on. >> yes, those were customers not police officers with guns at their hips during your coffee break today. i'm bob barnard with a starbucks surprise and what this was about.  almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. >>> civil rights icon rosa parks made history in 1955, when she refused to give up her seat to a white person and move to the back of the bus. today, a statue o
the nation remembers civil right's icon rosa parks. the post office unveiled a forever stamp. and that goes on sale today. >>> a british patient is not a barrier place fit for a king. researchers say that is where they've discovered the remains of king richard the third. 500 year old remains. dna matches a sample taken from a distant relative of king richard's sister. >>> remembered as the superbowl when the lights went out. how the delay affected the game. scott smith up next with your sports edge. orts edge. >> celebrities were in awe of beyonce's superbowl performance. the former basketball show posted a video of him singing along. i can feel your halo. beyonce was fabulous. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits le
hearing scheduled at the same time. >>> rosa parks made history in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white person and move to the back of the bus. today, a statue of parks arrived at the us capital. it's the first full-sized statue in the capital's collection of more than 180 statues. earlier today, i spoke to the sculptor who created this piece of art and tried to get him to share a few details about what we can expect. >> she looks beautiful. everybody's going to love her. she looks like rosa parks, and she's in a pose that's, i don't think, will surprise anybody, but it does have a little -- there's a little something different that i don't think people have seen before. >> and the reason he can't share much is because they're trying to save it all for wednesday's unveiling ceremony. but according to the architect at the capital's office, the statue is bronze with a black granite base. all together, it's 9 feet tall and weighs 2700 pounds. >>> more to come about the shooting spree on the las vegas strip. >> later on the news edge, metro bus drivers are used to passengers
is little frederick douglass and that look. here is rosa park as we celebrate the moment as she's getting a statue in washington, d.c. tell us about this picture. >> i wanted to capture the infamous picture of ms. marks after she had been taken into custody for refusing to give up her seat. so this here, i've been photographing this little girl since she was six months old. so i knew in my mind when i thought of rosa parks that she was going to play this role. she channeled her and nailed the shot. of course, that's the number that ms. parks wore when she was taken into custody. >> shirley chisholm, we have a picture of her here. and a lot of people don't. when president barack obama ran successfully and won the white house, a lot of people started learning about shirley who made a run for the white house decades earlier, too. but here she is. >> absolutely. >> with her glasses. the earrings. so perfect. before we move on, want to bring in superstars. condoleezza rice, really modern history here. >> absolutely. >> and you have other modern figures. too. run dmc. >> yes. >> i love it. >> r
of the canon building. wednesday, february 27th, at the u.s. capitol, the late civil rights icon, rosa parks, will be the first african american woman with a statue. february 28th, hearings on school standards and whether schools are doing enough to measure teacher performance, at 9:00 a.m. and on friday, march 1st, at nasa headquarters, nasa's advisory committee will hold hearings on the spread of unmanned aircraft systems by civilians in the united states. that's at 8:30 a.m. that's your capital rundown for the week of february 25th. you can find more at myfoxdc.com. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. >>> the oscars are days away. so what's the best movie quote of all time? our facebook fans have been weighing in online. "i'm going to make you an offer you can't refuse." >> jessica pool says her favorite is from "dirty dancing," "nobody puts baby in the corner." >> that's a famous one. >> is it a corner or the corner? >> i don't know. >> nobody puts baby in the corner, thank you. and laura is a fan of matt damon's line in good will hunting. i like it, too. share your favorite mov
:00 this morning. >>> a new statue of rosa parks will be unveiled on capitol hill next week and it arrives in d.c. this evening. >> this will mark the first time an african-american woman is memorialized with a statue in the capitol's famous statuary hall. park's refusal to give up her seat led to a nation wiewd strike. >>> what is in the name? everything for the outcome of a redskins-cowboys game will determine what your newborn will be called. >> a couple with dueling football allegiances makes a deal. find out what that is about.  >>> hollywood's biggest night is just around the corner so it means some familiar faces are beginning to arrive. the giant golden oscar statues are now in place throughout the theater. the plastic covering will stay on the iconic statues until sunday to avoid fingerprints or graffiti. >> while the red carpet is being rolled out for sunday's big show. >> fox's alicia acuna has the story. >> reporter: final preps are under way for the 85th annual academy awards. >> with nine best picture nominees, the a did i have rears crowd vying for the top prize including li
remembers rosa parks born 100 years ago today. and in honor of her contributions, the post office is honoring her with a forever stamp. it goes on sale today. parks is known for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger back in 1955. >> new book on her life is called the rebel rosa parks. talks about the different dimension. >> a lot about her story people don't generally know. very good. >> learn something new everyday, tucker, if you are lucky. good morning. >> let's do a warmup factor. my first 5 photo of the day. this is avery. cute as can be. fashionable sun glasses. >> elton >> early, elton john. >> she just turned 2. >> such a cute age. >> her mom said she's decided she can now dress herself. and this is the result. >> she's doing fabulous. >> isn't that great when the kids want to dress themselves? >> she's got pretty good clothes. >> you got that right. >> i'm not sure i had that many choices. >> not sure you had that choice. >> you don't know that for a fact tony. love the picture. love the sun glasses . you are looking very fashionable. thanks to your f
service honors rosa parks. a forever stamp with her likeness goes on sale today. parks is widely known for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in montgomery, alabama back in 1955. she would have turned 100 years old today. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, much welcome work is about to get under way at a busy metro stop. >> we are checking back in with tucker barnes for your workweek forecast. we'll be back. >>> nobody can be against you. no matter what you go through this life inform you keep your faith in him. every time i saw this moment, i try to let my teammates know what this moment would feel like and last night when i had the conversation with them, i just came directly from my heart to tell them what this feeling would feel like and what god had showed me. >> ray lewis' shout out to god this morning. very happy indeed. >> yes. and as well as baltimore ravens fans. dave ross will be up there in baltimore for us later on this morning. we'll check in with him later on. let's take a live look at washington d.c. there. >> s later this afternoon only in t
. >>> today the nation remembers civil rights icon rosa parks. she would have turned 100 years old. the post office is honoring parks with a forever stamp, parks widely known for her arrest in 1955. she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in montgomery, alabama. parks later move to michigan where she died in 2005. >>> wow, this viral video by a 1st grader from modern day school in bethesda very popular. last week the school made a deal with the kids if anyone made a foul shot, the entire school would get the day off. the 1st grader was the last student to try and he got nothing but net. >> oh, wow, what a hero. >> the varsity high school team is already going all right, we got tabs on that guy. >>> none of these kids have had much in the delay of snow days, a couple two hour delays, so they've got to be grateful for. this i don't think there will be delays tomorrow in most areas. >> i hear them all going darn. >> maybe washington county where they had some measurable snow tonight. this thing kind of fizzled out and dried up, a lot of dry air in place. i don't think it's going
into statuary hall and stopped for a moment at the rosa parks statue which will -- which is there in statuary hall in a very prominent space, jesse jackson jr. was the person responsible for getting the funds for that and making that a reality. >> so was he an effective congressman? >> he was a very effective congressman for his district. there isn't a great legislative legacy, but sitting on the appropriations committee, a powerful committee, he almost got a third airport for chicago and he surely had a safe seat. the figure when you said $750,000, in 2010 i know that the figures he raised $795,000 it turns out that he spent it all. everything that was raised was spent on personal grandizement and this is a safe seat. he didn't have to spend any money. he got in the 90 percentile, you know, figures when he ran, the lowest percentage ever 76%. so everything was up. he had that seat to keep for life. >> now he's facing a lot of time behind bars. mark, thank you. let's throw it back to brian in the studio. >>> up next an arrest after an explosion at a virginia sub shop. >> plus an olympian accu
beautiful. >> thank you. >> freddy larkin. >> there's a picture of rosa parks too. >> thank you. >> good to have you at the desk. >> stay a while. we're going to talk to tucker now. >> i'm going to do weather now. i do weather. sarah simmons our early morning anchor walked down and street and said it's really cold outside. >> yeah, it feels colder than it is. >> yeah, with the winds. she's like the wind blew me across the street. it's blustery and cold out there. it will remain that way later today. get ready for a cold one. if you are looking out the window and got sunshine don't be fooled. 27 in cumberland. 34 in manassas. and high temperatures even here in the city only in the upper 30s today. if you are off to the north and west, you'll struggle into the upper 20s and low 30s. 32 in washington. wasn't kidding around. julie wants me to see the picture one more time. here are your winds gusting to 25. we've got windchills and i don't confuse that map that much this year. windchill values feels like 24. 16 in gaithersburg. 14 in hagerstown. when you are talking about windchills in the t
building. wednesday february 27th at the u.s. capitol the late civil rights icon rosa parks will become the first african american woman ever honored with a statue in statuary hall. the ceremony and unveiling begins at 11 a.m. thursday, february 28th, the house committee on education and welfare holds hearings on school standards and whether schools are doing enough to measure teacher performance at 9 a.m. in the rayburn building room 2175 and on friday, march 1st, at nasa headquarters nasa's aeronautics advisory committee will hold hearings on the spread of unmanned aircraft systems by civilians in united states at 8:30 a.m. at 300e street southwest and that's your capital rundown for the week of february 25th , 2013. you can find more on www.myfoxdc.com and reach us on twitter with #capitalrundown. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for over 75 years people have saved money with gecko so.... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep
sandwich. >>> a statue of civil rights icon rosa parks arrives on capitol hill today. it will be placed in congress' statuary hall. president obama will attend a dedication ceremony for the statue wednesday in a radio interview, he said it will be a quote, powerful moment. >> not every day that they add a statue there. >> right. >> i have lived in this area my entire life and for the first time last summer, i took some family there. it was really cool. >> so much to see here in d.c. it is hard to get around to everything. >> i know. >> the great thing about it is like 95% of the hughes evens it doesn't cost you a dime to get in. >> best secret about washington. >> that is true. >> if you are headed down to the mall today, a good day for it. it will be cloudy and cold and then a light wintry mix will threaten the region later this morning early this afternoon. i do want to emphasize, we're talking about light amounts. -- like 95% of the museums, it doesn't cost you a dime to get in. >> the potential is not out there for us like they've been dealing with out to the west the last couple of
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